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The slow lemur, or Bengal loris.

Image ID: 823012

The slow lemur, or Bengal loris. (1852)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The slow lemur, or Bengal loris.

Published Date

: 1852

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm. (6 x 4 in.)


: Foxing on image. Printed on border: "Nycticebus bengalensis, Geoff. Lemur tardigrada, Lin." "This animal is so sluggish in its motions, that some have been erroneously induced to consider it as a sloth. It is about the size of a small cat, and has a flattish face, a nose rather sharp, and extremely prominent eyes; it is of a pale brown or mouse color; round the eyes is a circle of dark brown, and along the middle of the back runs a stripe ....
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Original Source

: From The naturalist's library : containing scientific and popular descriptions of man, quadrupeds, birds, fishes, reptiles and insects, according to the classifications of Stark. (New York : Kearny, 1852) Gould, Augustus A. (Augustus Addison) (1805-1866), Editor.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- lemur

Source Description

: 1 folder (36 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Lem

Digital ID

: 823012

Record ID

: 709654

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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